Adolescent Girl Empowerment through Capacity Building and Water Innovation in Northern Mozambique
- Sustainable Development Goal :6 - Clean Water & Sanitation
- Gender Equality Marker :Gender Transformative (GE3)
- Testing Country :Mozambique
- Testing Period :8 months
- Amount :$150,000
Waterlution and local partner Girl Move Academy tested a solution to see how capacity-building and water innovation workshops embolden and empower adolescent girls to design permaculture solutions that address sanitation and water challenges in local school settings in Mozambique, while increasing dignity, safety and attendance of students. Several training methods were tested in small groups to support knowledge expansion on current water system at the schools, knowledge transfer, community building and practical hands-on learning rooted in permaculture that brings a systems-thinking approach together aligning WASH with local small-scale agriculture.